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Sampler with scattered floral and geometric motifs and letters, worked in polychrome yarns in cross stitch, and inscribed, "Rebecca Blake/Ackworth School/ 1809."

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Berger; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Berger in memory of Susan Jeannette Westfall

English, 1809

Object Place

Yorkshire, England

Dimensions

Overall: 51.8 x 41.3 x 4.4 cm (20 3/8 x 16 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.399

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles